covid

Destinations

Qld closes border to NSW, WA reinstates hard border with SA, trans-Tasman bubble suspended, and Victoria calls for “ring of steel” around Sydney

Yes, we got a bit carried away with the headline, but there has been A LOT going in in the last 24 hours that you all should be fully aware of.

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Destinations

WA and Queensland announce lockdowns, as the NT extends its own by 72 hours

by Huntley Mitchell

There’s been another round of tough travel restrictions dealt out across Australia. Get up to speed on what’s changed here.

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Aviation

Rex to launch Sydney-Canberra flights this month

Regional Express certainly doesn’t seem to be intimidated by the flying kangaroo’s domestic market dominance, judging by this move.

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Travel Agents

Travel agency pivots to providing travel for people with autism

After opening a travel agency shortly before the coronavirus pandemic began, Kristy Moore says she has become the only certified travel professional for people with autism.

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Travel Agents

“I have been busier than ever”: Is it time to switch to the home-based model?

by Sponsored by MTA - Mobile Travel Agents

According to this agent, the home-based model has been a blessing in disguise, eliminating many costs typically found in a traditional travel agency, while still providing access to loads of support.

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Tourism

Aussie tour company launches domestic yoga and wellness trip

Round up your wellness-obsessed clients and their yogi mates, because Australian Wildlife Adventures is getting spiritual with the domestic market.

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Aviation

Man jailed after hiding in US airport for three months unnoticed

Apparently, the man was scared to fly home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is an excuse our editor has used to get out of going to the dentist and jury duty.

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Aviation

New South African airline launches, as country’s national carrier tanks

While airlines around the world are crippled by the ongoing effects of the global pandemic, this new kid on the block reckons it’s the perfect time for ‘Lift-off’.

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